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Matt Lauer Recreates Michael Jordan's Leap

By Samantha Abernethy in Arts & Entertainment on Aug 14, 2012 6:20PM

Matt Lauer harnessed up to be like Mike

The Today Show tried to recreate this famous shot of Michael Jordan during the 1988 slam dunk competition, using Matt Lauer as a guinea pig. Photographer Bill Smith, who took the original photo, came on board to recreate the image and speaks a little about his experience with the original shot in 1988. Plus, Michael Jordan talks about the shot and pokes some fun at Matt Lauer.

[Via NBC]

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